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Species Euphilotes bernardino - Bernardino Blue - Hodges#4366.3

Acm*on Blue Mating Pair? Nope, Square Spotted Blue - Euphilotes bernardino - male - female Euphilotes bernardino Blue sp. - Euphilotes bernardino Lycaenid #2 - Euphilotes bernardino - male Lycaenid #1 - Euphilotes bernardino - female Euphilotes bernardino - male Female Bernardino Blue - Euphilotes bernardino - female Bernardino blue butterfly - Euphilotes bernardino
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Polyommatinae (Blues)
Genus Euphilotes
Species bernardino (Bernardino Blue - Hodges#4366.3)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Bernardino Dotted Blue
Western AZ, So. NV, So. CA, into Baja California (Mexico)
One brood, Feb. to late Aug. (depending on elevation & host plants)
Larval food: Eriogonum spp.
Adults: nectar from Eriogonum